Android 7.0 Nougat is being rolled out official on devices all across the globe and here we have the list of devices confirmed to get Android 7.0 Nougat update. So far Google released Nexus devices compatible version of its latest mobile operating system. As far as Android is concerned it has always been a tough task to predict when exactly Android gets updated on devices other than Google’s own Nexus devices on which it released Stock Android version before on devices from other manufacturers. According to reports, HTC and Sony are the only two non-Nexus devices that are about to get Android 7.0 Nougat update.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC recently announced that Android N update is coming on their devices this year. Considering we are almost in September, so it won’t be long before HTC device owners get Android Nougat 7.0 update notification on their phones. Japanese electronic juggernaut Sony already issued a statement in a similar vein, however, not much is known about rest of the Android based smartphone manufacturers.
Here is the list of Android 7.0 Nougat supported phones from different manufacturers. Owners of the devices below are sure to get Android N update before others.
As expected, HTC flagship devices are set to get Android 7.0 update sometime this year, when exactly is not confirmed. It remains to be seen whether HTC One M9 gets Android N update at the same time as HTC 10. Here is the list of confirmed HTC devices to get Android 7.0 Nougat update.
- HTC One A9
- HTC One M9
- HTC 10
Those who have purchases Sony smartphone in the last few years should brace themselves for Android 7.0 Nougat update. Sony is expected to release Nougat with all its best new features for a slew of Sony manufactured phones. Here is a list of devices that have been confirmed by Sony to get Nougat 7.0 update.
- Xperia X
- Xperia XA
- Xperia XA Ultra
- Xperia X Performance
- Xperia Z5
- Xperia Z3+
- Xperia Z5 Compact
- Xperia Z5 Premium
- Xperia Z4 Tablet
Google Nexus devices have already been updated to Android 7.0 Nougat. Since Nexus lineup is Google’s own set of devices, so transferring all Stock Android firmware features on them takes little time and effort. Nexus users are already enjoying best new features of the latest and greatest Google mobile operating system. Porting Android on devices from other manufacturers is not a straight forward task, there are many company specific factory that delay the upgrading process to the latest Android versions. Users of non-Nexus devices can install or flash Android 7.0 Nougat full and final version on their devices right away using this guide.
Samsung, Motorola, LG and other Phone Makers
Samsung owners might have to wait a while before being able to use Android Nougat on Galaxy devices. We know for a fact that even Marshmallow release on Samsung devices was delayed due to numerous factors chief among which was the difficulty of updating large variety of Samsung device with different network carriers at the same time. Users of Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and Galaxy Note 7 may well have to wait until the early next year to get Android N update.
Finally the question arises what about those who have Android device other than Nexus or those mentioned above? When would they get Android 7.0 update? If past trend is any indicator, Motorola and LG mobile users should take solace in the fact that their devices have constantly been upgraded to latest Android version at some point. They should expect Nougat update in near future but on which devices is not confirmed yet.
We known that LG V20 will be the first non-Nexus Android phone to come out with Android 7.0 Nougat installed on it. LG G5 should get Android 7.0 update soon.
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